Turrecremata, Johannes de
Expositio in psalmos.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Turrecremata, Johannes de: [Preface addressed to] Pius II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[B]eatissimo patri . . . Perscrutanti mihi studiose psalmorum librum . . .’ Explicit: prestantissimus haberis
[a3r] Turrecremata, Johannes de: Expositio in psalmos. ‘Editio in librum psalmorum quem alii soliloquium dicunt'. ‘Psalmus primus in quo describitur processus in beatitudinem'. Incipit: ‘[B]eatus vir qui non abiit a via recta recedendo in consilio impiorum prauis eorum machinationibus consentiendo . . .’ Explicit: siue humanus laudet dominum See T‑270.
Imprint: [Augsburg]: Johann Schüssler, 6 May 1472. Folio.
Collation: [a12 b–n10 o4].
Hain: HC *15696;
Goff: Goff T‑519;
BMC: BMC II 329;
Proctor: Pr 1596;
Others: BSB‑Ink T‑547; CIBN T‑375; Sack, Freiburg, 3539; Sheppard 1183-5.
Copy number: T-272(1)
Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [o4].
The first gathering consists of 12 leaves, the first blank, not as BMC.
Binding: Nineteenth-century purple cloth; blue-edged leaves.
Size: 270 × 191 × 24 mm.
Size of leaf: 261 × 178 mm.
An early marginal note, providing correction to the text, in brown ink, on [a6r].
On [a2r] a six-line initial ‘B' is supplied in green with red pen-work decoration and yellow wash; on [a3r] a six-line initial ‘B' is supplied in red with green pen-work decoration; other initials and underlining of quotations in red.
Provenance: Köler family; on [a2r] a mutilated coat of arms: gules, lion gardant, crowned azure. Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM; a note in F. Madan's hand, dated 1884, on [a2r]: ‘Buxh. sale no. 2940'. Graf von Ostein, 1803. Sold in 1883 by Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); Buxheim sale, lot 2940. Purchased by Falconer Madan for the Bodleian in 1884 for 10 Marks; see Library Bills, 19 Feb. 1884; see Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod39.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.24.
Copy number: T-272(2)
Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [o4].
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library. Yellow-edged leaves.
Size: 297 × 212 × 32 mm.
Size of leaf: 289 × 193 mm.
Occasional marginal and interlinear notes, providing corrections to the text, in an early German hand in brown ink. Only a few leaves present early manuscript foliation in arabic numerals in brown ink.
On [a2r] a six-line initial ‘B' is supplied in green with red pen-work decoration; on [a3r] a six-line initial ‘B' is supplied in red with green pen-work decoration; other initials, paragraph marks, underlining of quotations, and dotting in red.
Provenance: Indersdorf, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons Regular, BVM; inscription on [a2r]: ‘Monasterij BVM in Understorff 1647'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' and ‘Inc. Typ. 283' in brown ink on the front endleaves. Purchased for £1. 9. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 106.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.29.
Copy number: T-272(3)
Wanting the blank leaf [o4].
Binding: Contemporary German (Augsburg, Kyriß workshop no. 90) blind-tooled leather over wooden boards, with central clasp and catch lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the lower cover. Manuscript title and shelfmark in brown ink on two square paper labels at the head of the front cover. Early manuscript author's name in brown ink along the lower edge. Triple fillets form a double frame. Outside the outer frame a repeated palmette stamp. Within the outer frame a repeated square fabulous bird stamp; see Kyriß pl. 183, nos 1 and 3. Diagonal quadruple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartment, each decorated with a small six-petalled floral stamp. No bird stamps on the lower cover.
Size: 323 × 220 × 37 mm.
Size of leaf: 314 × 212 mm.
Occasional running headings and psalm numbering in the margin in arabic numerals in the rubricator's hand.
On [a2r] a six-line initial ‘B' is supplied in green with red pen-work decoration, on [a3r] a six-line initial ‘B' is supplied in red with green pen-work decoration; other initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of quotations in red.
Provenance: Reichenhall, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, S. Zeno; inscription on [a2r]: ‘Monasterij S. Zenonis'. Contemporary inscriptions on the front pastedown: ‘Johannis Öntzinger' and ‘Klara'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' and ‘Inc. Typ. 1275' in brown ink on [a1r], also ‘1390' in pencil on [o3v]; ‘654' in pencil on a paper slip now pasted onto [a1r]. Anonymous Sotheby's sale (27 Aug. 1841), lot 492. Purchased for £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 39.
SHELFMARK: Inc. c. G5.1472.1.
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